New American Standard Bible
When the grass disappears, the new growth is seen, And the herbs of the mountains are gathered in,
King James Bible
The hay appeareth, and the tender grass sheweth itself, and herbs of the mountains are gathered.
Darby Bible Translation
The hay is removed, and the tender grass sheweth itself, and herbs of the mountains are gathered in.
World English Bible
The hay is removed, and the new growth appears, the grasses of the hills are gathered in.
Young's Literal Translation
Revealed was the hay, and seen the tender grass, And gathered the herbs of mountains.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Appeareth - Better, When the grass disappeareth, the "tender grass showeth itself." Stress is laid on the regular succession of the products of the earth. The "grass" ("hay") of the first clause is (compare Psalm 37:2; Psalm 90:5; Psalm 103:15; 2 Kings 19:26) the proverbial type of what is perishable and fleeting. The verse gives a picture of the pleasantness of the farmer's calling; compared with this what can wealth or rank offer? With this there mingles (compare Proverbs 27:23) the thought that each stage of that life in its season requires care and watchfulness.
LibraryThe Best Friend
A Sermon (No. 2627) intended for reading on Lord's Day, June 18th, 1899, delivered by C. H. Spurgeon at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington. on Thursday evening, February 23rd, 1882. "Thine own friend, and thy father's friend, forsake not."--Proverbs 27:10. True friends are very scarce. We have a great many acquaintances and sometimes we call them friends, and so misuse the noble word "friendship." Peradventure in some after-day of adversity when these so-called friends have looked out for their …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
Second Sunday after Easter
The Sixth Commandment
The lambs will be for your clothing, And the goats will bring the price of a field,
It will be even like the reaper gathering the standing grain, As his arm harvests the ears, Or it will be like one gleaning ears of grain In the valley of Rephaim.
"Now as for me, behold, I am going to stay at Mizpah to stand for you before the Chaldeans who come to us; but as for you, gather in wine and summer fruit and oil and put them in your storage vessels, and live in your cities that you have taken over."
Then all the Jews returned from all the places to which they had been driven away and came to the land of Judah, to Gedaliah at Mizpah, and gathered in wine and summer fruit in great abundance.
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